29 mai 2018

Beam Therapeutics launched to develop Harvard base editing technology

University Business Magazine logoHarvard University has granted a worldwide license to Beam Therapeutics, Inc., to develop and commercialize a suite of revolutionary DNA base editing technologies for the treatment of human disease. More...

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28 mai 2018

Middle schoolers explore technology and science pathways during visit to Champlain

University Business Magazine logoMore than 150 middle school students from 13 schools - BFA Fairfax, Browns River Middle School, Camel's Hump Middle School, Charlotte Central School, Christ the King, Edmunds Middle School, Essex Middle School Georgia Elementary, Shelburne Community School, St. Albans Town Educational Center, St. Albans Middle School, F.H. Tuttle Middle School, and Winooski Middle School - arrived at Champlain College Thursday, May 17 for a day-long exploration of science and technology in a college classroom. More...

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Wooing "Screenagers": Microsoft Bets Cliques Will Click With Teens

Wooing "Screenagers": Microsoft Bets Cliques Will Click With Teens
It sounds a lot like Groove, though according to this article the concept was developed through the study of teen behaviour on the internet. More...

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A Modest Manifesto

A Modest Manifesto
In Wiley's words, "It is high time for instructional technologists to get serious about extending free, high quality educational opportunities to everyone. Literally. This modest manifesto lays out a context, rationale, and initial roadmap from here to there." This is something we've talked about here for quite a while, and George Siemens and others have launched an open education initiative last week. More...

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Phoenix Rises from Mozilla's Ashes

Phoenix Rises from Mozilla's Ashes
This is the right approach. AOL-Time Warner, which purchased Netscape a few years ago and continued the process of creating a free, open source browser engine (called Mozilla), has decided to drop the one-size-fits-all model and to instead concentrate on creating a slim web viewing tool into which additional functionality may be added as needed. More...

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RSS Feeds

RSS Feeds
I guess it's official. RSS has become almost mainstream. Yesterday, I posted a note about Microsoft's new RSS feeds. More...

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Making An RSS Feed

Making An RSS Feed
With all the recent fuss over RSS you may be wondering how to create an RSS feed for your own content. This article is a straightforward introduction to the topic, taking you from beginning to end with clear instructions and examples. More...

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DVD Jailbait

DVD Jailbait
According to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), circumventing the file protection on, say, a DVD is against the law. OK, fine. But what happens when you play a DVD? In a certain sense, all DVD players circumvent file protection - otherwise purchasers could never view the product, which would make them a lot less popular. More...

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RSS at MSDN

RSS at MSDN

The Microsoft Developers' Network (MSDN) has announced the release of a half dozen RSS feeds for developers. More...

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Power Point Conversion Shoot-Out

Power Point Conversion Shoot-Out
I don't know why people would want to convert PowerPoint slides to e-learning, but about a dozen products accomplish (more or less) the task, and they were recently subjected to a Brandon Hall shootout. This page describes the contest and - best of all - links to the conversions produced by some of the products so you can see the results for yourself. Since I viewed them on Gaelon, a browser for Linux, I probably viewed results other than the software designers intended. More...

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